Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Rare Construction Photos The Statue Of Liberty

There is always a point in time when famous landmarks weren't there. One image of America which is fixed in the minds of millions is the Statue of Liberty and the history of its construction is fascinating.

Take a trip back in time and see extraordinary behind the scenes images of the creation of this superlative structure.



A giant is formed. The sheer scale of the statue under construction can be seen here, in contrast to the workmen posing woodenly for that fairly new invention, the camera. The more formal name for the statue is Liberty Enlightening the World and it is constructed with sheets of pure copper, even though the picture makes it look something like marble.

It is something of a miracle that we now have the finished product standing proudly on Liberty Island. Had it not been for the contributions of ordinary French and Americans then she would never have arisen in the first instance.

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